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Australian National Maritime Museum - James Cameron: Challenging the Deep, 9.30am - 5pm, From $12, Age: All

Australian National Maritime Museum - James Cameron: Challenging the Deep, 9.30am - 5pm, From $12, Age: All

Extended until 5 May due to popular demand! IMMERSIVE EXHIBITION

Don't miss this major immersive exhibition that traces filmmaker James Cameron’s lifelong pursuit of and achievements in deep ocean science, technology and exploration including his record breaking dives in DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, the submersible vessel he designed, that was built in Sydney.

The JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP EXHIBITION TICKET provides access to:

  • JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP

  • Permanent galleries and our Mini Mariners Play Space

  • 3D Cinema - currenlty playing Oceans: Our Blue Planet 3D

The JAMES CAMERON - CHALLENGING THE DEEP BIG TICKET provides access to everything open at the Museum on the day of your visit:

Visitors will experience how Cameron’s drive and passion for understanding and exploring our oceans has shone a light on the spectacular phenomena and mysteries of the least known place on earth and enabled maritime archaeologists to document and understand the shipwrecks of RMS Titanic and the German battleshipBismarck.

The exhibition immerses visitors into an underwater environment using cinema scale projections, artefacts and specimens from his expeditions; displays of artefacts from the design and construction of the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER; underwater recording, lighting, communication and diving technologies pioneered by Cameron; and props and costume from the feature films The Abyss and Titanic made possible by his drive to understand and expertise in meeting the challenges of the deep.

When: Tuesday, 29th May 2018 - Sunday, 5th May 2019
9:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

Ages: All ages
Price: From $12, free entry for children under 4 years old, family tickets are also available book online here

Where: Australian National Maritime Museum,
2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour

Parking: Visitors to the museum can park all day for $15 at Harbourside Secure Parking, located at 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont. Remember to get your parking ticket stamped at the museum reception. Parking is also available at The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont for $15 valid between the hours of 8am-6.30pm only. Remember to get your parking ticket validated at the museum front of house desk. More information and hourly rates outside of the offer period. There is also limited metered street parking near the museum.

Nearby Food: Yots Cafe
Awesome Coffee: Coffee Box Espresso

Balmain - Kids yoga and mindfulness, 9.30am - 10.15am, $115, Age: 5 - 13

Balmain - Kids yoga and mindfulness, 9.30am - 10.15am, $115, Age: 5 - 13

Art Gallery of NSW - Kids Club 2018, Into the future - 10.30am, 1pm, From $35, Age: 5 - 8

Art Gallery of NSW - Kids Club 2018, Into the future - 10.30am, 1pm, From $35, Age: 5 - 8